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  1. Dom, The list of 'reproduction' parts that are...

    Dom,

    The list of 'reproduction' parts that are better than, or even as good as, the original parts is extremely short... 'cheaply made' is their byword!
  2. Dom, I also like to use 'goop' , or GOJO hand...

    Dom, I also like to use 'goop' , or GOJO hand cleaner for temporary lubrication especially for rubber parts, because it dries so thoroughly, and I've also heard that 'lanolin' is good for rubber...
  3. Doug's post reminded me... that's also the way...

    Doug's post reminded me... that's also the way it had to be engaged on my '57 Nomad...
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    Looks good Richard~ What cha working on today?...

    Looks good Richard~ What cha working on today? :)
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    I agree with you Bill... but when our long term...

    I agree with you Bill... but when our long term Petroleum reserves plans runs up against 'politics' , it probably loses! When have politicians let long term plans beat out 'short term' political...
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    This is just 'semantics', but Paul the 'batwing'...

    This is just 'semantics', but Paul the 'batwing' is the Aluminum Component that holds the differential and allows retention into the chassis. The stock rear C4 spring is a single transverse...
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    With the C4 transverse rear spring, rear height...

    With the C4 transverse rear spring, rear height is easily adjustable (within limits).

    To lower the rear of the car, remove the cotter pin and tighten the large nuts at the ends of the spring. ...
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    I bought gas at 3.42/gal, and saw roadside...

    I bought gas at 3.42/gal, and saw roadside stations posting as low as 3.14/gal... so maybe it's going back a bit.. (I hope).. (for regular, not Prem)..

    Gary
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    My wife and I made it up on Thursday afternoon,...

    My wife and I made it up on Thursday afternoon, picked up our packet... and walked down to the 'giveaway car' since I really wanted to see it. The color wasn't as nice as the photos made it appear;...
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    Perry? there are at least two different...

    Perry? there are at least two different approaches to finding the headliner bow you need... but first of all you need to consult the specs and determine the NUMBER of the one you need (they are...
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    I thought that also Richard, but the only quick...

    I thought that also Richard, but the only quick online reference I found said they were 1.94 only... shows to go you.. :) that everything on the internet isn't the gospel!
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    Your story sounded pretty good.. and probably...

    Your story sounded pretty good.. and probably accurate as well.. :)
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    Thanks Richard, Lee... :) Lee.. your...

    Thanks Richard, Lee... :)

    Lee.. your analysis is right on.... BUT the design guys were bitching because Harley Earl wanted them to 'produce' the standout features of the Waldorf Nomad in about...
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    Just so I could 'complete something' (and pick up...

    Just so I could 'complete something' (and pick up some loose parts and get them installed on the car), I installed the spacer strips and linoleum on the tailgate today, along with the Mooks stainless...
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    William! you're moving right along! :)

    William! you're moving right along! :)
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    ... plant machinery mechanic/technician? :) ...

    ... plant machinery mechanic/technician? :) Sounds interesting.. :)

    Your schedule/hours sounds ideal for a 'car nut'... :)
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    Last posting more than 2 weeks ago... close to 3...

    Last posting more than 2 weeks ago... close to 3 ? Wonder if something went wrong??
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    If this is your first time pulling an...

    If this is your first time pulling an engine/trans together, just be careful... The combination in early cast irons is extremely heavy (probably close to 1000 lbs).. Don't let anything important...
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    Your early Powerglide is supported from the 'bell...

    Your early Powerglide is supported from the 'bell housing' portion of the transmission (one mount on each side) and is attached to structural supports which are welded to (and a part of) the trifive...
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    TIMO.... :) your work hours sound like...

    TIMO.... :) your work hours sound like 'fireman's hours'.... What do you do?
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    Welcome to the group John and Mindi! tell us...

    Welcome to the group John and Mindi! tell us more about your interest in trifives and your '56 BA... and photos are always a help. :) what do you do in FLorida?
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    The 461 heads are worth something to the right...

    The 461 heads are worth something to the right person... 283's aren't valued much these days although if it doesn't need rebuilding and runs good, should be worth a few hundred. It sounds like an...
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    Definitely looking good! you've made a ton of...

    Definitely looking good! you've made a ton of progress since you got the car! I'm looking forward to seeing it outside, all cleaned up,and in the sun! (and I know you are also!).. :)
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    Dual: Those original showroom manuals are GREAT...

    Dual: Those original showroom manuals are GREAT to have, but most I've seen over the years have some damage.. from sun, water, etc.. but the original interior 'material' samples and Paint chip...
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    Richard? Can you reach/access the new location...

    Richard? Can you reach/access the new location for the fuse/relay box??
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